The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 29, 1940 · Page 3
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February 29, 1940

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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THURSDAY, FRP.RUARY 20, 1<MO BLYTITEVIU,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Life Slory 01' Edward Kelly Typical American Success Stor) .lime Renneil as hostess, (luesls for Ihe evening Inoludixl Mrs. .lou Webb. Miss Kll/iibclh tin-lit. Miss Tbelnia Evenson mid Miss junlce •Johnson Sums Up Silua- • lion In luirope Since :• l.asl September I!V THOMAS M. JOIIN'SON' i' NI.'A Service Military \\Yiler ; .Six months of war! M:ns buses .ihe compass and through the ulass, .il'.u-kly, appear these images: '.. NORTH—Ci'iMs in Finland. The The life jitory of Raymond J. Kelly of Detroit, Mieh.. oiitxliiiiclliig attorney nnd n member of Hie Na- liuiuil 1,1'gishlivc CommiiiK' of The American Legion, irom I<JM ; to 11)3(3 is a typical American siory of a boy who row Irom humble jsniTomidiiixs 10 positions of re.spon- Mijilily through sht:er personal j pluck, delf-rininalion ami ability. , The national commander ul the ] American Legion v:iil visit Ulyllu'- j vilie Friday niul ivill tih<' :i public 1 addre.-:s ul the city auditorium at In his ambition to actiuiie an education, Mr. Kelly walked six , , . miles each dav at ihe aae ol r2 Twxl fortmglit may sho.v whether | yca ,. S| to , l|t( ,,,;, „;„„ s( . |)ool W||en Hoistie- 1]( . | |U(1 WQU | )|s ))Ji((l _ scllo0 | ,[[.,!,,_ the Finns will survive Vlsni strkl" to the Atlantic. nin , IC w( . llt „,„.,. .: The real Reel army, at last inns- j IJ OM W ith Ihc same singleness of t'trina its oveuvhelmlnsr suenelh, | purpose. He worked his way through .hopes to breach the Mannerheiin ] |,oih (he University of Notre Uaiiu wine before melting snow makes ] atu i t i,e University cf Detroit 'thai area a quagmire mull May, g 1Tu iuaiin 8 lion, law school -in and muddies up the rest of the Jrontii-r until June. Evc-n then, 'though Finland's Hikes v;il! he ice- Jrt'-e aiui .so impassable, her lor- ;;(-sls will be tinder lor incendiary * bombs. Respite now c;iti save Fmliind •Hhen. uiily by bringing to her ch stronger aid than now is .coming. Stronger aid may c-omc if more Allmark incidents the iiulinavians are maneuvered Into •the war. {'• Or the allies may decide they iiad best use Finland as a bridge vinto Russia anil Germany. To send -fin expeditionary force aero:*; [hat •'bridge would require perhaps two ;inlllion .shipping Ions monthly. But *the attempt may be made, to co-ordinate with action by the allies •In the . . . EAST—heightening .suspense in ahe Ualkans and Asia. For the present allied eastern 'aims are prubably defense against 'perman or Russian attacks to get J-lic.ssarabia, and Rumanian oil. .-Eventually there is a probability of ,'ii 1'Tanco-Briti.sh attack. ;;; An allied army of half a million :is gathered in Syria and Egypt ' near enough to move northeast;ward into the baekdoor la Russia ::uid Germany, while Turkey lots vFl-ench \varshi[is through the Dar- ;(lanelles. Maybe it is months off, ;bnt against such a move wiih , : perman help Russia strengthens iiier defenses, and threatens India -via !ran and Afghanistan. '•', SOUTH—Crucial Italy becomes • less vulnerable to France as her '.•new fast battleships strengthen her i:hokl on the mid-Mediterranean and lier influence in the Balkans. What [she fines will depend on one thing: ^what will do her the most good. ;.' Iler axis-partner, Germany, may •win more of Italy's support by using 5licr own new. faSt battleships', "\ier- ;ha|is' three, to weaken Ihe tloini- fnance of Britain's llect. *; 'file Hritisli blockade has wiped r out half Germany's foreisn iriulc. i High score prize, eoloijne, was | won by Miss Mildred '1'Uisley nnd slitiilinn, organl/ed a Minute-Man ' Miss lirl[;ht won Kiiest hi(;h. soap. jOmrnltlce of HO active Ix-glon- i Miss Mary Crews Joplln biidijoecl. laire.s Hirouniiniii ihe Mali. 1 fur I Al the close of the names the i-ld.slatlve action, and travele;! more han M.COO miles, delivering np- >ro>:lmulely 125 .speeches In hehnlf of the American U'gion prosnun. At the milio.ial convention held ill Detroit In 1931. Mr. Kelly was chairman of the reunion committee 1915 at the age of 20, the youngest mnn ui his l:iu- class. Tne same will pow(?r lhal got him his education over all obstacles also served to cany him ahead in 111. cho.sen profession arii'r he siai'tcd the practice of law in Detroit in 1915. Mr. Kelly had Just settled himself lo practice law in Deli-oil when the United States cmered ihe Wprlcl War. He answered his cmunry's call immediately, and emered llii First Officers' Training Camp ai Sheridan. 111., on May 8, ID 17 There he w-as recommended for commission, but suffered an injury which caused his discharge from the service on a surgeon's certificate of disability. He immediately entered a hospital, underwent an operation, and as soon as he recovered he enlisted as a private in the field artillery. He served with Headquarters Buttery of Hie 323vcl Field Artillery at Camp Sherman, Ohio, as ser- geiuU. and attended the Third Officers' Training Camp there. After completing the course, he was sent to the field artillery replacement depot at Camp Jackson, South Carolina, whence he was sent into overseas duty at once. Mr. Kelly served almost a year in France, was commissioned second lieutenant of Field Artillery at Saiimnr, France, and later was assigned to the C2nd Coast Artillery. He was Die commanding officer of Battery F of that regiment at the lime of demobilization. Mr. Kelly has been active in the Officers Re- ECrve Corps and is at present a major of Coast Artillery assigned to the 5'jClh Coast Artillery (antiaircraft) Regiment. Following the war, upon his return to civilian life, Mr. Kelly rc- 'sumed practice of law in Detroit and became active in the American Legion. He .served as the commander ot Piilenger Past No. 119 in Detroit for two years, was com- nnd successfully arranKod (or the Hireling of (15 outfits, a tolnl of more tlmii li'.OOO Ix'gloinmltvs leg- LslerhiK with their various organi- /aiions for these reunions. Mr. Kelly has been a delegate to K( national conventions of the American Legion anil has twice served as chairman of the Michigan delegation, in Host on and in Chicago. During the year be was chairman ol the National legislative Committee, the Legion was successful in obi.ilm'iij> legislation from Conure.ss to restore the bene- j fits taken from the disabled veterans by the Economy Act, Horn near Ot.sege. Mich,, Mr. Kelly is married utirt is the father of six children, three boys and three girrs, The only hobbies he has outside of his work are liis home and the American I-cgion. hostess .served sandwiches, salad, pickles and hot tea. Woman's Cluli Meets Mrs. U. M. 1'lerce and Mrs. S, C. Nell' were joint hostesses In the Woman's Chib which met iH the PAGE THREE iicutlrtn f 01 . re also nuitte lrlci Di'imiy whuh will take for the visit or Oruiul Matron, place April 9. Carutheisville Society—-Personal 1'U'rct residence Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-three members were pri-senl, inclmliiit; Mr.s. I,. K. Coop et an out of town member. Mrs. I., H. Schult conducted the business meeting dining which various committee chuiinicn tfave their reports. Mrs. S. C, Orjjel, chairman of the crippled children's work, discussed plans for Ihe iinnunl Faster drive for funds. Following the business nu'clintj, Mis. Mea Boiiworlh talked en "Child Health." Al the clwe of the nltcrnoon, n social hour was held, during which the hostesses served Ice cieam pic, rookies nnd colfec. * > * Kaslern Star Meets Members of Ihe Order or Eastern Sim 1 met Tuesday night at the Masonic Hall here, with Mrs. M. Brent, worthy million, presiding. Following the ritualistic work, reports or various chairmen of committees were heard. Mrs. H. T. Simpson, chairman of (he Kdu- cutional Committee, announced that at the next meeting two prominent local men will be invited to speak before Ihe group on rs Von Maye.s and dinigliler. Miss Jmiiiii, .s|n'ni Wninesday in Cape irifurdeaii and .saw "Gone With Hi,. Wind." I'Dlirii iiamra left .Sunday for St. l."iils whfH- he is buying s|iriii» i;ooiis fur I'lillip Ilamrn's store Mrs. crews Reynolds left Tuesday ior Texas where she will visit. with Iriemls. Mr.-.. 1., !•:, Cooper of Cooler wa.s n CaiutliHsvilli' visitor 'i'nesday aflt-i noon C'lyil.- mid Vfsliil I'Xsaiy were l'iu':nlny evenlnii visitors in lllv- .SllJiilny In Miilitni l-Ls-IIIng Mr.i, t'. R. Alexaiiiler nnd baby daughter, Judy Carol, Mr. nnd Mis. 0. W. Chilian and Mrs. Mnyd C'nln s|icnt, Wednesday iifteriuiim In Memphis; Mr. anil Mr.s, .1. H. Iliilcliinson aitil Mr. and Mrs. li. C. MulllnU'k'S spent Tuesday evening in Cape (iU'Hrdeaii Iviiemy Aliens l.iiso I'Vankajji. OTTAWA il)l'/_i-'roni now on, Imnate.s of Canada's tamjis lor enemy aliens won't be able |<i mull their inters lor notliiiij;--tioi will their friends be able lo semi mull to Ihem without •iliunjw. .Sueh rights were extended alter they wore Interned, l>ut an order h,is jil'.i bei'ii ksncd eniifelltig the early lavor. Mi-.-. Vushtl Wlml has been con flnnl in her home loi several days The only slide In ihe Union Ijor W "J' ""' ""- ! derlin: on cnly one oihcr Mute M Mi iiud Mr.s. li, K. Knit spent Maine. FLUSH KIDNEYS OF EXCESS ACID AND POISONS - GAIN IN HEALTH Klup Gelling U|i NI^Iils- II" 1 lb|i|>ier-l.ive J.imucr •INTsf'iun'lWlT . ttiul .v,,ur lilil t'VH ULV vciisriw) :i,,,( ,|l.«y SfK'l Hi" saim- (hln;;. tjim.1 urilvi- lil.liieys rfllPvhiR tlin niiily "f I/UTSH uclil inn! iiolHoiin nre wlial «c- :.l .sliiiiiKI Hlrlvc In iilluln «[!•! wlii-n lil.liii-yit mul blaiicli'i- am cull*.! lor-.,i If you h.rc u a< | „,, „[(,.„ al uirM-ll IIU>I,K,. 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At the close of the evening a salad and dessert course was served, * • T r.usincss and I'rofessinnal Women The Business and Professional Women's Club held it.s regular meeting at the court house Tuesday night. Principal speaker of Ihe evening was the Rev. I 1 . J. Doyle, who discussed "International Relationship.';." During (lie business meeting, the members voted to donate, u portable book stand to the new City Library. It was also decided that a bingo party would be given in the near future, though the exact date has not as yet been set. * ? * Ke-oo-n Club fttcels Members of the Rc-oo-n Club met Tuesday evening at the Harold S. Jones residence will) Miss Mnry MARGARINE BUYERS! .which is not fully compensated by 1 increases in Balkan and Russian ;;trade. In time it may—which ex- rplams Franco-British activity iu ;tlie east. But in the . . . WEST—there's the crux. Gcr- fjimny has stink in six months one- Uhird as much shipping as in Ihe .Imrcslriclcd campaign of early 1917. But lately sinkings by ah'-bomb- ';.ings have so risen that Britain imnst arm fishing boats with guns '.that might be useful defending 'liorts ami docks from the air ^armadas likely to come nt Easter. Significantly. the Red army's •'dent in the Mannerheim v.one was dc when 500 airplanes \vorked close liaison with ground troops I -in bombing Finnish fortifications ;'and batteries. Germany and Russia combined fiave the world's largest air force. There the needle on Mars' com- J tpass trembles frantically. Air I jfiowcr? Germany plus Russia? !•; Can air power used ruthlessly ' " through modern fortifica- -jtions like the Maginot Line or the •>>Vcstwall, and crush nations better •'.prepared than were the Poles? While they still have prcpon- Vlcratice, before British, French and American factories cau catch w ; ill Germany and Russia 'rnergc jj^ources nnd manpower? .And ffirter expert German gnid- nVe. will' they fight a "holy war" ^iinst capitalism and democracy? 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